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16th Academy Awards

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Oscar® Winners in 1944

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1944 16th Academy Awards Oscars Jennifer Jones Jack Warner Paul Lukas Charles Coburn Katina Paxinou

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16th Academy Awards (1944)

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1944 Oscar Winners

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1944 Oscar Nominees

The 16th Academy Awards, in 1944, was the first Oscar ceremony held at a large public venue, Grauman's Chinese Theatre. Free passes were given out to men and women in uniform. Originating on KFWB, the complete ceremony was internationally broadcast by CBS Radio via shortwave. Jack Benny served as master of ceremonies for the event, which lasted fewer than 30 minutes.
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